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Archive for September 13th, 2018

When Google Search returns one link twice in the results, thinking it was published on two different dates.

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/09/13

I laughed when https://www.google.com/#q=visual%20studio%20code%20indent%20settings%20per%20file%20type got me the first link twice (see below screenshot).

But I was glad that that link to [WayBack] visual studio code – How to set per-filetype tab size? – Stack Overflow.

This one:

In addition, it taught me how to configure the settings.json with md specific settings, which – despite the IDE indicating the JSON is invalid – just works: markdown indentation is now 2 character positions.

    "[md]": {
      "editor.tabSize": 2
    }

The search result:

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chrisrolliston/CCR.PrefsIniFile: TCustomIniFile decendants for Delphi wrapping the Android, iOS and OS X Preferences APIs

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/09/13

If you need cross platform settings storage: [WayBackchrisrolliston/CCR.PrefsIniFile: TCustomIniFile decendants for Delphi wrapping the Android, iOS and OS X Preferences APIs

Via: [WayBack] In my application I use System.Win.Registry unit file to read or write to Windows Registry. Now that I have added MAC paltform I need an equivalent method to edit the plist file… – Dimitra Ger – Google+

–jeroen

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Happy Day of the Programmer!

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/09/13

Happy Day of the Programmer!

Enjoy this little gem: [Archive.isHarvey Green’s answer to What are the best examples of software bugs that became features (a.k.a. misbugs)? – Quora

This is from an anecdote by Ken Demarest, one of the original developers who worked on Wing Commander I on the PC…

… we were getting an exception from our EMM386 memory manager when we exited the game. We’d clear the screen and a single line would print out, something like “EMM386 Memory manager error. Blah blah blah.” We had to ship ASAP. So I hex edited the error in the memory manager itself to read “Thank you for playing Wing Commander!”

via many sources that usually forget to mention the full source:

Thanks [Archive.isHarvey!

Some more links referenced by the above worth browsing on a day like this:

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roll a dice – Google Search

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/09/13

Happy programmers’ day!

Source: roll a dice – Google Search

Inspired by [WayBackSure, Google. Sure.

–jeroen

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